Augustine and the Catechumenate (Paperback)

Augustine and the Catechumenate By William Harmless, Allan Fitzgerald (Foreword by) Cover Image
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As one of the most influential thinkers in Christian history, St. Augustine (354-430) had a flair for teaching and meditated deeply on the mysteries of the human heart. This study examines a little-known side of his career: his work as a teacher of candidates for baptism.

ln the revised edition of this seminal book, both the text and notes have been revised to better reflect the state of contemporary scholarship on Augustine, liturgical studies, and the catechumenate, both ancient and modern. This edition also includes new findings from some of the recently discovered sermons of Augustine and incorporates new perspectives from recent research on early Christian biblical interpretation, debates on the Trinity, the evolution of the liturgy, and much more.

This reconstruction of Augustine's catechumenate provides fresh perspectives on the day-to-day life of the early church and on the vibrancy and eloquence of Augustine the preacher and teacher.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780814663141
ISBN-10: 0814663141
Publisher: Liturgical Press
Publication Date: December 30th, 2014
Pages: 504
Language: English